Gibbs & Bruns is a litigation boutique noted for its collegial, family-style culture. The firm offers a challenging, fast-paced environment where all staff members interact extensively with the firm’s lawyers. All paralegals, secretaries, and other employees are treated as part of the firm’s team and are rewarded when the firm is successful. Gibbs & Bruns offers competitive salaries and benefits packages.
Tanya Urban, Executive Director/Business Development
Open Position – Litigation Secretary
Gibbs & Bruns seeks a poised and detail-oriented general commercial litigation secretary. Duties include a broad range of traditional litigation secretarial responsibilities. Appellate experience a plus.
The ideal candidate will present with confidence and professional polish. He/she will possess strong communication and intrapersonal skills; the ability to act with discretion; excellent time management, word processing, proofreading, and strong multitasking skills. He/she should be capable of working effectively under deadline pressure. Gibbs & Bruns seeks candidates who are not only knowledgeable and skilled, but who are also self-starters who will work to update their skills and learn new ones.
The position requires flexibility with respect to occasional overtime and/or weekend accessibility needs (which will vary with respect to attorney workload, trial schedules, and/or travel needs).
Tasks will include:
Five years of experience as a litigation secretary. Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel required. Intermediate skills in PowerPoint preferred. Strong organizational and proofreading skills required. Must possess adaptable and pleasant demeanor and readily adjust to changes in firm procedures and policies. Gibbs & Bruns provides competitive salaries and benefits.